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intentioned but weren't helping kids learn. we went after medical fraud in m medicare and medicaid very aggressively, more aggressive than ever before. and have said tens of billions of dollars. $15 billion of waste taken out of the system. and i worked with democrats and republicans to cut a trillion dollars out of our discretionary domestic budget. that's the largest cut in the discretionary domestic budget since dwight eisenhower. now, we all know that we've got to do more. and so i've put forward a specific $4 trillion deficit reduction plan. it's on a website. you can look at all the numbers. what cuts we make and what revenue we raise. and the way we do it is $2.50 for every cut we ask for a dollar of additional revenue paid for, as i indicated earlier, by asking those of us who have done very well in this country to contribute a little bit more to reduce the deficit. and governor romney earlier mentioned the bowles-simpson commission. that's how the commission -- bipartisan commission that talked about how we should move forward suggested we have to do it. in a balanced way with
including taxes, medicare and the biggie, jobs. with live team coverage of the debate and how it's being received we begin with steve handelsman in denver. >> reporter: jessica, thanks. here in denver tonight, mitt romney knew he had to bring his a-game. most of those who watched figured that's what he did. the pressure was on mitt romney who needed a turnaround tonight. president obama came into the debate ahead in every battleground state. with an estimated 60 million americans watching on tv, cable and the web, moderator tjim hehrer asked, can you put more people to work. >> he would cut regulations and taxes on small businesses. >> my priority is jobs. so what i do is i bring down the tax rates. >> governor romney's proposal that he has been promoting for 18 months calls for a $5 trillion tax cut. >> reporter: which the president claimed would help the rich at others 'expense. >> the average mittedle class family would pay about $2,000 more. >> everything he just said about my tax plan is inaccurate. >> it's not possible to coming up with enough deductions and loopholes that only aff
at the stories we'll follow throughout the day on nbc. as of today, medicare will begin finding hospitals where it deems too many patients have been readmitted within 30 days of discharge. according to estimates and two-thirds of facilities serving medicare patients will be hit with penalties of around $125,000 this year. >>> it is the first day of october which marks the start of national breast cancer awareness month. the annual campaign is a collaboration of public service organizations, professional medical groups and government agencies to increase awareness of the disease. >>> happy birthday to actress julie andrews who turns 77 today. happy birthday. >>> all day long you can stay on top of the very latest developments in those stories and others as they break on msnbc. tonight be sure to watch brian williams with "nbc nightly news." finally, here is a look at what's coming up later this morning on the "today" show. hear from the high school sophomore who was the target of a homecoming prank but with the help of her community is now giving hope to kids who are bullied. >>> the former ms.
themselves in my mind to do a better job for the country. >> reporter: for kelly, medicare and medicaid go right to her business. >> fiscally, absolutely, i'm more on the republican side. on the other hand, he's also attacking medicare, and that directly impacts me and my patients. and that worries me a bit. >> reporter: whoever wins, first day that they're in office, what's the most important thing that they can do? >> i'd like to hear that they're going to cross partisan lines and sit down and solve the problems. >> i really would like to see the cheerleader come out in whoever wins to instill the confidence because this country needs it. >> reporter: brian, no one knows for sure just how many undecided voters there are. the romney team believes that it's a higher percentage than what the pollsters are saying. so tonight in effect this will be a little bit like match.com. these two candidates will be trying to win the hearts and minds of those who are still undecided between now and the first tuesday in november. >> tom brokaw in colorado. we'll be talking to you along the way tonight as
banks should be too big to fail, and medicare. >> cutting $716 billion from medicare to be able to balance the additional cost of obama care is, in my opinion, a mistake. >> if you repeal obama care, and i have become fond of this term, obama care, if you repeal it, what happens is those seniors right away are going to be paying $600 more in prescription care. >> reporter: the fiercest exchange over health care and jobs. >> i just don't know how the president could have come in to office facing 23 million people out of work, rising unemployment, an economic crisis at the kitchen table and spend his energy and passion for two years fighting for obama care instead of fighting for jobs for the american people. >> we did work on this alongside working on jobs, because this is part of making sure that middle class families are secure in this country. >> reporter: president obama on defense, romney challenging his record, as both now wait to see if this exchange has any impact on voters. it had impact online. on twitter, the most tweeted event in u.s. political history. lynn? >> all r
: the candidates sparred on key issues this election, taxes, job growth and medicare. >> i'd rather have a private plan. i'd just as soon not have the government telling me what kind of health care i can have. >> every study has shown that medicare has lowered administrative costs than private insurance does which is why seniors are generally pretty happy with it. and private insurers have to make a profit. >> reporter: even advisers to president obama admit romney did well. >> i give him credit for a strong performance. >> reporter: the debate was one of the most substantive in recent history. now democrats hope to seize on the details to attack romney moving forward. >> are we going to hold the governor accountable for his fraudulent positions? yes, we're going to do that. >> reporter: obama's campaign is continuing an argument that romney will initiate $5 trillion in tax cuts favoring the wealthy. >> governor romney's proposal that he's been promoting for 18 months calls for a $5 trillion tax cut. >> virtually everything he just said about my tax plan sin accurate. >> reporter: meanwhile romney
polls out just this week have seniors facing president obama on medicare. a signature issue of mitt romney's runningmate paul ryan which brings us to this week's big question. was mitt romney's choice of ryan mass take? >> yes. -- a mistake? >> yes. >> i don't think so because it brought renewed focus and attention on the economy and debt which may have helped him in some camps. >> good for the future of the party, not so helpful necessarily this time around. even though he's a very cale capable politician. i think rob portman in ohio becomes a question. he could have helped in ohio, perhaps you could argue that and ohio is really something romney needs. >> he forced the seniors to think about what they like about medicare and the welfare state and they decided they liked it. and that's -- chris: that's well said. i hear doctors, the people don't -- they get very nervous when you talk about changing their insurance. >> even if you say it only applies to people under 55. >> the pick hurt him in florida and didn't help in ohio and he's got to win those states to be president. chris: i
is not spending much time talking specifically about what he'd do, like how he would cut the medicare program to make it solvent. beyond the cuts that he's talked about. and when simpson-bowles says he needs much more dramatic cuts. so framing this as patriotism, it's about taxing the wealthy but not talking about where the more than people should sacrifice? >> well, first of all, economic patriotism, he was talking about specifically bringing jobs back to america. rebuilding our manufacturing sector so we're sending producting around the world stamped with made in the usa. and i think really rebuilding that middle class so that we are manufacturing things here, exporting things from here, and we're not rewarding those who ship jobs overseas. he's been incredibly specific. first of all, we have a deficit plan. it's a $4 trillion plan. it's got health care savings comparable to simpson-bowles. mitt romney doesn't have a deficit plan. he has a plan to cut taxes for millionaires and billionaires. one thing that will be interesting wednesday if he'll finally explain how his math adds up. he has a
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medicare fraud case. the government says it was billed more than $400 million in bogus claims. >>> well, new rules for secret service agents after that drunken partying at a colombian hotel back in april. the "washington post" has learned the agents are now banned from drinking at the hotel where their protectee is staying. also, no more drinking 10 hours before a shift and sharing sensitive information online could get you fired. >>> check this out. in australia three dozen giant dishes were unveiled today. together they form the world's fastest radio telescope. officials hope to discover 700,000 new super galaxies and could pick up signals before earth existed. >>> a new study finds that offering free birth control can dramatically lower the rate of abortion. researchers who gave women free contraception for three years saw cases of abortion drop from 66% to 75% below the national level. these findings could impact this year's election. mitt romney has pledged to repeal the affordable care act which requires insurance to cover contraceptive costs. >>> now to wall street. the dow close
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the tempo, sometimes even serving as the moderator. >> let's get back to medicare. >> reporter: and it didn't take long for the deep philosophical disagreements to come through. first on taxes. >> now, governor romney's proposal that he's been promoting for 18 months calls for a $5 trillion tax cut on top of $2 trillion of additional spending for our military. and he is saying that he is going to pay for by closing loopholes and deductions. the problem is he's been asked over 100 times how you would close those deductions and loopholes and he hasn't been able to identify them. >> virtually everything he said about my tax plan is inaccurate. if the tax plan he described, i would say absolutely not. i'm not looking for a $5 trillion tax cut. what i've said is i won't put in place a tax cut that adds to the deficit. >> for 18 months he's been running on this tax plan. and now, five weeks before the election, he's saying that his big bold idea is never mind. >> let me repeat what i said. i'm not in favor of a $5 trillion tax cut, that's not my plan. >> reporter: another stark difference, medica
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is slowly getting better. there are real doubts about the medicare plan paul ryan put in place, it is beginning to hurt them in battleground states. i don't think there's one thing that can turn it around for him except the ufo theory which i keep coming back to. just had it again with the terrorist attack on the libyan embassy. things like that can change the elections very quickly. you remember when john kerry ran against george bush on the friday before the election, osama bin laden came out with a screen against america, and people were sticking with what they know on national security. >> thank you so much. good to talk to you. >>> to michigan now and the enduring mystery of jimmy hoffa's disappearance. they will search for remains. john yang is there. >> reporter: good morning. this is the latest stop on the twisted path searching for jimmy hoffa. investigators are in that shed, gathering a soil sample to see if the mystery of jimmy hoffa rests here. more than 37 years after jimmy hoffa vanished without a trace, the trail led to this suburban home. an informant claims he
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